Sulfur: A New High-Pressure Form

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Science  28 May 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3674, pp. 1220-1221
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3674.1220


Under high pressures and elevated temperatures, rhombic sulfur is converted to a new cubic form; this form was quenched at room temperature and pressure and studied by x-ray diffraction. Phase boundaries for this new form have been established.